Showing results 1 to 10 of 221
Sort by: most relevant first | most recent first
Extra services: Business Improvement Districts are happening
Petrol hike: 'to 82p a litre'
Mike Marshall started in business 14 years ago with a small pet shop in Burghfield Common. As it grew, he bought neighbouring premises, which he now rents to a greengrocer and a baker, creating a small parade of shops in the village. His son Neil, who has now taken over the pet shop, tells Franck Marceteau how new technology is bringing customers from across the country
Suzanne Lavine got to strut the world's biggest catwalks after winning the Evening Post Model of the Year Competition back in 1984. Twenty years on and she has decided to set up the first children's model agency in the Reading area. She tells Franck Marceteau she likes the flexibility and decision-making responsibility of running her own business
Happy castle - Staff from Barclays bank are pictured with some of the youngsters from Reading Mencap's Bubble Club who will be using a bouncy castle donated by staff from the bank's payment services centre
HOUSE ABOUT THAT - Jessica Josling receives her award for Young Property Manager of the Year award 2004 from Paul Harding, chairman of DTZ property managment
A passion for lorries inspired entrepreneur Clive Maple to set up his own haulage and delivery company. After a hard start, the
business grew and Mr Maple now owns a fleet of about 30 lorries and vans. He tells Franck Marceteau one of the biggest problems affecting the industry is the spiralling price of fuel.
WORKERS at the Berkshire Brewery will get their own beer to celebrate the Reading plant's 25th birthday.
TAKEOVER: banks reach agreement
BRANCHING OUT - Peter Fuller, lettings director at Romans, and staff from the firm's Thames Valley branches with their Association of Residential Letting Agents certificates. The industry watchdog award is a requirement before firms can join the Tenancy Deposit Scheme